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To celebrate intellectual freedom, in this episode of Librarians on the Radio Jason Kuffler interviews Irvine Welsh (of Trainspotting fame) about the writer's experience of censorship and about his new book. Patrick Siebold and Justin Unrau square off in a "Banned in Guantanamo Bay" Bookfight and Emily Orr is on to discuss the different ways we deal with Freedom to Read when we're talking about ebooks. The extra podcast content mentioned late in the show is available as our first...
Topics: virl, chly, changes-show, librarians on the radio, lotr, vancouver island, nanaimo, irvine welsh,...
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To celebrate Freedom To Read Week 2015, listen to half an hour of librarians from Vancouver Island Regional Library reading from stories people have been told not to. Librarians off the radio is a web expansion to Librarians on the Radio, which runs on CHLY FM in Nanaimo, BC, Canada. The music in this episode is from the Free Music Archive : Railroad's Whiskey Co. is by Jahzzar and is shared under an Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 International License . Lullaby is by Lee Rosevere and is shared...
Topics: ftrw, library, virl, vancouver island, orwell, roald dahl, sherman alexie, jk rowling, el james,...
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Jason Kuffler brings us an interview with Scott Bonner from the Ferguson Public Library on this packed episode of Librarians on the Radio. Plus, you'll hear from Justin Unrau with a holiday story about latkes, rapid-fire movie debating with Patrick Siebold, and some talk about true crime radio stories and how they took over Maggie Hodge-Kwan's book club.
Topics: chly, changes-show, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl, library, scott bonner, service, michael...
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Librarians on the Radio return and this episode is all about comics and what you can do with words and pictures. Justin Unrau tells tales of his nerd vacation to Toronto, which features an interview with Scott McCloud . Jason Kuffler moderates a live (comic)bookfight with Patrick Siebold with high stakes and a dramatic finish. Emily Orr kicks off a new regular segment called Beeps and Boops on the digital aspects of literary life with a discussion of interactive comics and their possible...
Topics: chly, changes-show, nanaimo, librarians on the radio, lotr, comics, tcaf, toronto comic arts...
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J Jack Unrau and Emily Orr read stories and excerpts from novels in the first storytime for grownups show on Changes. This episode includes "Killswitch" by Catherynne M. Valente, "The Werewolf" by Angela Carter, Festival Man by Geoff Berner, The Vulture and "New York is Killing Me" by Gil Scott-Heron, Watership Down by Richard Adams, The Bees by Laline Paull, and "How to Justify a Private Library" by Umberto Eco. Music in this episode included No Werewolf...
Topics: chly, changes-show, librarianautica, lotr, catherynne valente, angela carter, geoff berner, gil...
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This episode introduces us to National Novel Writing Month as well as Building Stories at the Library with Lego Clubs and Role Playing Games. The Book Fight pits two Space Operas against each other: Matter vs. Neptune's Brood. Justin Unrau hosts, with guests Jason Kuffler, children's librarian Kaylea Prime, and Book Fight opponent Patrick Siebold. virl.bc.ca chly.ca
Topics: nanowrimo, virl, chly, changes-show, lotr, librarians on the radio, bc, nanaimo, vancouver island,...
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In this episode for National Poetry Month we have a special report from Emily Orr talking to kids about a literacy project involving Tales the Whale, the Vancouver Island Regional Library mascot. Plus we have an extended rap-battle between Patrick Siebold and Justin Unrau (disappointment warning: neither Patrick nor Justin rap on air) pitting Watch the Throne against Ill Communication. We also talk about angsty teen poetry and fail to make multilingual five-peak-mountain puns.
Topics: virl, vancouver island, nanaimo, kanye west, jay-z, beastie boys, ill communication, hiphop,...
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Join Jason Kuffler as he comments on the latest entertaining "book fight" from Justin and Patrick in Campbell River, finds out about the Vancouver Island Regional Library system's e-resources from Emily Orr, and interviews Manager Stephen R. Warren of the brand new, teen-friendly North Nanaimo branch. He even mentions Culture Days, coming up in late September, as well as the Summer Reading Club wrap parties at several branches. virl.bc.ca chly.ca
Topics: virl, eresources, changes-show, library, lotr, librarians on the radio, nanaimo, bc, canada, chly,...
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Join Jason Kuffler as he tells Marjorie and Suzanne about things that you never imagined happening at the library. Jason is with the Gabriola branch of the Vancouver Island Regional Library system and also a host of Librarians on the Radio, which will soon become part of Changes. If you catch this before June 13 (14 on Gabriola), listen for info. on an unusual author reading! virl.bc.ca chly.ca
Topics: virl, bc, chly, changes-show, lotr, librarians on the radio, nanaimo, gabriola island, vancouver...
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We have two BCHL players from the Nanaimo Clippers in studio to talk with Jason Kuffler about what life is like in a league where Smart Hockey is important, and also to chat about the Score With Reading program. Justin Unrau interviews Colleen Nelson about Family Literacy and how it's being made a part of people's every day lives. Patrick Siebold and Justin have a less than bloodthirsty Bookfight and we share a pile of Family Literacy Day activities happening around Vancouver Island before the...
Topics: chly, changes-show, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl, library, nanaimo, comox valley, courtenay,...
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Join Jason Kuffler as he talks with VIRL's Courtenay Branch Manager about summer reading programs for children, teens, and adults; two librarians from Campbell River duke it out over the best summer book, and children's book illustrator Jeremy Tankard talks about his art. virl.bc.ca chly.ca
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Librarians on the Radio welcomes Justin Unrau to the studio to talk about books that he might (or might not) swap; then Jason Kuffler and Justin talk with authors Nathaniel Moore and A.J. Mittendorf. Jason adds a number of very cool event announcements, including the upcoming Culture Days and The Great Cardboard Challenge. virl.bc.ca chly.ca
Topics: nanaimo, changes-show, lotr, librarians on the radio, library, culture days, vancouver island, chly
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Jason Kuffler interviews Vancouver Island comic book writer, artist and indie publisher Nevin Arnold as a supplement to our Librarians on the Radio episode about comics Librarians on Panels and Pixels .
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It's summer time and the librarians are hitting the road! Jason Kuffler interviews outlaw racer Alex Roy about his book The Driver, which is an oft-recommended book for guys who don't like leisure reading. Emily Orr recommends audiobooks to keep you occupied and entertained while driving long distances. Plus, Justin Unrau and Patrick Siebold use a road trip metaphor in the bookfight between Neal Stephenson's new sci-fi novel and China Mieville's political novel about a train gone rogue.
Topics: changes-show, chly, nanaimo, vancouver island, library, lotr, librarians on the radio, alexander...
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In this episode Jason Kuffler interviews the artist for the 2015 BC Summer Reading Club Shayne Letain and Emily Orr follows that up with a Beeps and Boops segment on collections of ebooks for kids. Emily also interviews Bob Blacker from the Write to Read Project , which builds independent libraries in remote First Nations communities in BC. The episode closes out with a bookfight between Jason Kuffler and Campbell River's Emily Mathews all about the romance genre (and subgenres).
Topics: chly, changes-show, lotr, librarians on the radio, nanaimo, shayne letain, summer reading club,...
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John Kimantas is a publisher, writer and explorer. Jason Kuffler interviews him about kayaking the Wild Coast of British Columbia as part of a supplement to our Librarians on the Radio episode about road trips Librarians on the Road
Topics: lotr, librarians off the radio, nanaimo, bc, kayaking, maps, guidebook, interview
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J Jack Unrau and Emily Orr read selections by Michael Pollan, David Byrne, Jorge Luis Borges, & Shirley Jackson on this appetizing exploration of getting inside other heads.
Topics: chly, librarianautica, library, virl, lotr, changes-show, nanaimo, jorge luis borges, michael...
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In this episode we're catching you up on how librarians spend the summer months. Justin Unrau chats with VIRL librarians Julie Carter, Robin Kelley and Amy Dawley about fun things happening in their libraries, and with Marlene Dergousoff from Saanich Peninsula Literacy about what they've been doing out in the open air down south on the island. Emily Orr talks MOOCs and lifelong learning and Patrick Siebold and Justin bookfight mysteries (with a nerdy bent, go figure)!
Topics: changes-show, lotr, librarians on the radio, chly, nanaimo, port alberni, sidney, north saanich,...
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J Jack Unrau and Emily Orr interview experts on information-related issues in the 2015 Canadian federal election. We talk Bill C-51, Access to Information, surveillance, privacy, democracy and civil liberties. Guests include Micheal Vonn from the BC Civil Liberties Association , Vincent Gogolek from the BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association and David Christopher from OpenMedia . Plus, Patrick Siebold and Justin bookfight anarchist-themed novels from the 1970s. If you want to get...
Topics: librarians on the radio, chly, changes-show, nanaimo, vancouver island, library, mark hudson,...
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Justin talks about the joys of creating your own stories using the medium of roleplaying (and other) games, and Emily Orr talks about how the Nanaimo Harbourfront library's new Creativity Commons can help support people's learning and story creation, especially when National Novel Writing Month winds up. It's an introduction to the form with a lot of reference to Greg Stolze 's article How to Play Roleplaying Games plus a couple of actual play podcast excerpts from Role Playing Public Radio...
Topics: nanaimo, lotr, changes-show, librarians on the radio, library, rpgs, games, roleplaying, creativity...
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Jason Kuffler interviews local author Chevy Stevens about her new thriller set on Vancouver Island, Those Girls .This segment is a supplement to our Mysterious Summer LotR episode .
Topics: chevy stevens, interview, lotr, librarians off the radio, nanaimo, vancouver island, author, books
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In this storytime for grownups show J Jack Unrau and Emily Orr read fairy tales from the brothers Grimm, Mark Twain, Stanislaw Lem and more. Most of them are strange and more than a few have a bit of a death predilection. Enjoy! (The incidental music in this episode is Irish Fairy (Remember the Oscar Wilde) by the Underscore Orkestra and Fairy Tale by Plushgoolash .)
Topics: chly, changes-show, nanaimo, storytime, lotr, librarianautica, virl, fairytales, mark twain,...
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In this episode, J Jack Unrau interviews Monica Finn about how Vancouver Islanders (including the libraries) are trying to be welcoming to Syrian refugees and who people can contact. Plus there's a rather one-sided bookfight some discussion of the surveillance-society issues raised by The Elf on the Shelf and a rebroadcast of last year's Harbourfront Holiday reading of The Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screaming. The reading of O. Henry's "The Gift of the Magi" is abridged in this podcast...
Topics: refugee, nanaimo, cowichan valley, duncan, vancouver island, bc, chly, changes-show, librarians on...
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Justin Unrau chats with Micheal Vonn from the BC Civil Liberties Association about privacy, democracy and how fundamental librarians are to it all.
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Emily Orr and David Christopher from OpenMedia.ca talk about bill C51 and the 2015 federal Canadian election. Other sites mentioned in the interview include the crowdsourced Canada's Privacy Plan , Kill C-51 , and Our Digital Future .
Topics: c51, federal, politics, democracy, lotr, librarians off the radio, openmedia, privacy,...
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On the Ides of March, Emily Orr brings us news of encryption and legal battles.Who is getting stabbed in the back in the name of striking blows against tyranny? Also Patrick and Justin bookfight with short story collections and we have a James Joyce story for our Irish quotient.
Topics: nanaimo, chly, changes-show, lotr, librarians on the radio, bookfight, james joyce, blue monday,...
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In this episode our librarians talk about connections between readers and producers of culture, from the massive global phenomenon of Star Wars to central Vancouver Island's own BookFest . We also find out a bit about the In Our Own Voice writing contests for teen and aboriginal writers, and Emily Orr teaches us a bit about internet-assisted poetry.
Topics: chly, changes-show, lotr, librarians on the radio, star wars, bookfest, nanaimo, thora howell, lori...
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Check out our feature interview with Steven Loring, director of the documentary The Age of Love (which will be screened at the Nanaimo North branch as part of a very special event in February). It's full of insight about a culture it can be easy to forget about. Also, Emily Orr talks about early literacy apps for Family Literacy Day, Justin talks about how the public domain in Canada will be hurt by the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement, and Patrick is back for a bookfight!
Topics: chly, changes-show, lotr, librarians on the radio, lev grossman, rainbow rowell, steven loring, the...
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In our Librarians on Science episode, we're dealing with presenting complicated information in ways everyone can use. Our librarians interview a scientist (Dr. Bethany Coulthard), talk about disseminating scientific knowledge (through Open Access and less-than-legal means) and recommend science fiction books about complex gender roles (in a bookfight).
Topics: chly, nanaimo, changes-show, bookfight, science, dendrology, drought, climate change, british...
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This February episode of Librarians on the Radio is all about getting you fired up for Freedom to Read Week 2016. J Jack Unrau shares a talk about censorship and children's literature, we hear from a bunch of librarians reading from challenged works, and in our bookfight Patrick Siebold talks about fracking and climate change and how stories will persevere long after we're all dead. It's cheery!
Topics: changes-show, chly, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, ftrw, orwell, roy scranton, andrew...
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Summer Reading is upon our librarians once again. Justin and Emily talk with librarians from around the Vancouver Island Regional Library system about the different ways the library is challenging our users this summer, from cryptography to intertextual footnotes to googly eyes. This is a very booktalk-heavy episode so if you're looking for some suggestions, listen up. Music in this episode includes Pick a Fight by Broncho, Chicken and Cheese by Foot Village and Levels by Gumbel .
Topics: nanaimo, campbell river, bookfight, readers advisory, summer reading club, teen summer challenge,...
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In this episode Emily Orr shares a host of information about wearable technology at the Olympics and what it can imply for regular people who'll be adopting it in the years to come. We also have Jonathon Bigelow talking about the inaugural GeekCon being held at the Nanaimo Harbourfront library and Patrick and Justin bookfight a pair of novels challenging a rational way of looking at the world.
Topics: chly, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, geekcon, salman rushdie, don delillo, olympics,...
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Our back to school 2016 episode is all about learning outside the classroom. Vancouver Island Regional Library members now have access to the elearning resource Lynda.com and Emily Orr is here talking about what it means for you. We also chat with Darby Love and the Island Stitchery Guild about some upcoming events in Nanaimo. We close it out with Patrick Siebold and Justin Unrau debating (in lively fashion) the results of reading authors we assume we don't like.
Topics: chly, changes-show, nanaimo, island stitchery guild, statistics canada, federal politics, canada,...
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J Jack Unrau hosts a rebroadcast of last year's Librarians on Democracy interviews to check in with how the new current Canadian government is doing compared to the old on information issues.
Topics: chly, changes-show, lotr, librarians on the radio, democracy, micheal vonn, vincent gogolek,...
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In this episode Jen Seper talks about forgiving fines for Welcome Back Week, Emily and Justin read some spooky tales and Lara Wright shares some music. It's also Justin and Emily's final Librarians on the Radio, but I promise no one cried. Music in this episode: Frazey Ford - September Fields Anais Mitchell and Greg Brown - Why We Build the Wall The Weakerthans - Our Retired Explorer
Topics: chly, changes-show, virl, librarians on the radio, lotr, neil gaiman, coraline, ghosts, frazey...
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To close out 2015 J Jack Unrau and Emily Orr read some public domain stories including the classic The Gift of the Magi and some Chesterton, Dostoyevsky and Dickens. The Dickens story seems kind of holiday-tangential but it gets there in the end.
Topics: changes-show, lotr, librarianautica, storytime, public domain, holiday, o henry, dostoevsky,...
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Join Travis as he talks with guest Larissa Coser about the formation of the new group called Zero Waste Nanaimo. They discuss the goals of zero waste and how to get there, and they are joined by three callers who share their ideas - including where in Nanaimo to get coffee that doesn't come in a non-recyclable bag! For more info. on the group, check zerowastenanaimo.ca .
Topics: zero waste nanaimo, nanaimo, changes-show, chly, environment, recycling, larissa coser
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David Fraser brings us a new thread on Changes: Poetry Matters. His guests on this first show are Shaleeta Harper and Phillip Gordon, both VIU students, accomplished poets, and literary magazine editors. Both read from their work, and David reads from the work of Kate Braid and Brenda Hillman. He also mentions several upcoming events. FMI see wordstorm.ca , culturedays.ca , textlitmag.com , bcwriters.ca , and cascadiapoetryfestival.org . CHLY FM
Topics: poetry, chly, changes-show, poetry matters, shaleeta harper, phillip gordon, viu, vancouver island,...
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J Jack Unrau and Emily Orr bring you science nonfictional (mostly) tales of the sea, reading material by Annalee Newitz , Michael Bright , Joe Schwarcz and Darwyn Cooke . There's some Moby Dick in there too.
Topics: science, nanaimo, changes-show, lotr, librarianautica, chly, annalee newitz, michael bright, joe...
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J Jack Unrau and Emily Orr read from stories including Flannery O'Connor's "Enoch and the Gorilla," Genevieve Valentine's The Girls at the Kingfisher Club , and conclude "On Seeing the 100% Perfect Girl One Beautiful April Morning."
Topics: chly, librarianautica, storytime, neil gaiman, mc frontalot, goldilocks, flannery o'connor,...
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Marjorie Stewart talks with Eva Manly, who will be on the Women's Boat to Gaza . The purpose of this non-violent solidarity action, which involves participants from a number of countries, is to keep public attention on the plight of the population in Gaza. After this show was broadcast on September 6, 2016, one of the boats unexpectedly developed engine problems, and fundraising was underway to replace it. FMI: see Eva's Facebook page.
Topics: gaza, middle east, eva manly, boat, chly, nanaimo, changes-show
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Travis went to San Francisco and environs to talk about waste and recycling issues and came back with four interviews.They are with: Deborah Monk from Recology talking about their recycling artist in residence program. Gage Doven from Clean Oceans International Kathryn Kellogg takes a personal approach to Going Zero Waste Etosha Tyrell discussed the way we need to rethink waste and our relationship to consumerism. She also talks about her graphic novel project on the issue. Also, the CHLY fund...
Topics: fund drive, chly, nanaimo, san francisco, california, berkeley, zero waste, deborah monk, recology,...
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Join Celia as she discusses two exciting food initiatives at VIU with Laura Valentich, VIU's Farmers' Market Manager, and Dan Baker, Manager of VIU's aquaponics greenhouse and Postdoctoral Fellow with VIU's International Centre for Sturgeon Studies. Did you know that quinoa could be grown in water, right here in Nanaimo? Find out how this and other ideas are transforming food services on campus, with the potential to expand access to local food throughout the region.
Topics: chly, changes-show, aquaponics, farmers market, laura valentich, dan baker, viu, local food
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Today David talks with Yvonne Blomer, Artistic Director of the Planet Earth Poetry reading series in Victoria. They converse about connecting with poetry for enjoyment, poetry that isn't what you had to read in school, the process of writing poetry, where ideas come from, and more. Yvonne reads from her new collection, As If A Raven. Also mentioned are the Covert Poverts, the Living Room, WordStorm - and, of course, the Cascadia Poetry Festival. CHLY FM
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J Jack Unrau & Emily Orr read from stories including "On Seeing The 100% Perfect Girl on a Beautiful April Morning" Roald Dahl's "Cinderella" and Catherynne Valente's Deathless .
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In this storytime show for Groundhog Day, J Jack Unrau reads stories about repetition and change and getting stuck in loops and escaping them and Matt Mukai has an essay about beginnings and endings. There are politics and aliens and not-quite-prescient 1950s science fiction.
Topics: groundhog day, repetition, climate change, politics, time loop, lotr, librarianautica, chly,...
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On this Poetry Matters show, David's guest - Richard Osler - shares his thoughts on poetry as healing for both the individual and the world. They talk about the yearning for something transcendent and sublime, and about "poetry of greater concern." They ask, "Do we write because we know, or do we know because we write?" Richard reads from the work of several poets to illustrate the concepts that he and David explore. For more about Richard, see www.recoveringwords.com - and,...
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This post-election episode talks about the re-opening of the Nanaimo Harbourfront library branch and shares stories of revolutions, robots and revitalization. The music in the episode includes Children of the Cold War by Dan Bern.
Topics: nanaimo, changes-show, chly, virl, library, fundrive, china mieville, cixin liu, heather oneill,...
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David Fraser and Kim Goldberg launch the Poetry Matters stream on Changes by talking about next year's Cascadia Poetry Festival, which will be held in Nanaimo - and by explaining how bioregionalism and poetry connect. They also talk about events that will happen before then, including the Hazelwood Writers' Festival on August 10 and the monthly Living Room events that will start in late September. For more on the Cascadia Poetry Festival, see cascadiapoetryfestival.org
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Ben takes our listeners on a tour of crypto-currency, including Bitcoins.
Topics: changes-show, chly, bitcoins, economics, cryptography, internet
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Just the epic albumfight between Watch the Throne (defended by Patrick Siebold) and Ill Communication (defended by J Jack Unrau) from the April 7 episode of Librarians on the Radio. All music in the show is used under the principles of fair dealing/fair use as this is a piece of criticism.
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In time for Valentine's Day, Marjorie and Lynn discuss the history of chocolate and some solutions for the current child slavery problem on the cocoa plantations of Cote d'Ivoire.
Topics: changes-show, chly, nanaimo, cote divoire, chocolate, slavery
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Marjorie talks with Guy Dauncey, author of the inspiring new book, Journey to the Future: A Better World Is Possible . For more info, including Endnotes documenting ideas that are already happening, see  www.journeytothefuture.ca
Topics: changes-show, chly, nanaimo, guy dauncey, books, future
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Guy Dauncey has crunched the numbers, and renewable energy really will provide more (and better) jobs than fossil fuels.  He sees solar energy as unstoppable, and the future as brighter than most of us imagine.  In this interview, he talks about a green entrepreneurial cooperative economy, describes the sustainable community that he is helping to develop in Cedar, touches on science and spirituality, and gives a preview of his new book, Journey to the Future:  A Better World is Possible, due...
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Larissa talks to local Nanaimo residents and organizers concerned about food waste.
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David Fraser and Kim Goldberg are joined by Stephen Collis on the phone in paying tribute to the late Nanaimo poet and photographer, Peter Culley, who passed away a few days before this show. He was to have participated in the Cascadia Poetry Festival, which was just over two weeks away at the time. David and Kim also mention some of the many attractions to expect at this Festival involving dozens of poets from the Cascadia bioregion, which spans an area from Northern California to the Alaska...
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Today Travis talks with Professor Eric Demers from VIU about the bird banding station that he operates at Buttertubs Marsh, as well as the bigger picture that this research is part of. They also discuss opportunities for bird observation and for helping local species to maintain healthy populations. As mentioned on the show, volunteers are needed for the Annual Christmas Bird Count, to take place in Nanaimo on Dec. 28, 2014. Experience is not needed, as you will be working with experienced...
Topics: viu, changes-show, vancouver island, nanaimo, birds, science, buttertubs marsh, eric demers, chly
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Marjorie debunks myths about feminism and looks at ongoing violence issues with guests Joy Gugeler, Chair of the Status of Women Committee at VIU, and two staff members from Haven Society: Cindy, Coordinator for the Transition House, and Dawn, Program Coordinator. Events mentioned include the Nanaimo Women's Resource Centre's annual potluck dinner on Sunday, March 8 and a panel of international students who will discuss the realities of living as Muslim women in Saudi Arabia, India, Pakistan,...
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Marjorie talks with Paul Manly about the many problems with Canada signing the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement.
Topics: tpp, changes-show, nanaimo, paul manly, politics, canada, trade
With the departure of Justin and Emily this was the first show with a new cast of Librarians on the Radio. Jason and Lara returned to the show with Darby coming on to host, Stephen provided musical interludes and show veteran Patrick took on special guest Anthony in a non-book fight book fight. Darby talked about the library's Chosen Name initiative and the whole crew did a dramatic reading of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas".
Topics: changes-show, chly, vancouver island, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl
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Join Larissa as she talks with CHLY programmers Dave O Rama and Ashta Cormier about the value of radio – especially community radio.  Arbie Fru, CHLY’s Program Director, gives an audio tour of the station, and VIU student Bryce Gardiner adds his views on the importance of community radio.  Listen as well for a group of young radio listeners who offer their thoughts.
Topics: nanaimo, chly, changes-show, radio, fundrive, viu, ashta cormier, dave o rama, arbie fru, bryce...
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Justin interviews Kaylea Prime about all the Star Wars day happenings at the Nanaimo Harbourfront library on May 4, 2016.
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In advance of International Guitar Night at the Port Theatre, Samantha explores the many different facets of acoustic guitar music with local professional musicians Duncan Symonds and Doug Dodds. Songs that are played include Duncan's Under the Umbrella Tree, from his new album Bloom, and Joelle Rabu's recording of Pasion, for which she wrote the words and Doug composed and arranged the music. There's also a clip from Brazilian guitarist Diego Figueiredo's Lamentos do Morro. Mr. Figueiredo will...
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Join Marjorie as she delves into the experiences of two Canada World Youth participants: Jeni Riani Wile from Kalimantan, Indonesia and Caelhan Wood from Ottawa. Two supervisors were there as well: Aditya (Adit) S. Retraubun from Ambon, Maluku Province, Indonesia, and Simon Schachner from Nanaimo. Simon is known to CHLY listeners as a former program host. The group had just completed working with a number of non-profit organizations in Nanaimo and were preparing to present a couple of events...
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Eco-sense:  How to walk the talk. Is it really possible to live comfortably but sustainably in our communities as they currently exist?  Gord and Ann Baird built a gorgeous cob house near Victoria - and got an occupancy permit.  They grow much of their own food but still use 90% less water than a typical household - and 90% less electricity as well.  Join Marjorie as she talks with Gord about how they did it.
Topics: chly, changes-show, nanaimo, vancouver island, victoria, gord baird, cob house, housing
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Marjorie's guest is Samantha Letourneau, Settlement Manager at the Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society, also known as the Immigrant Welcome Centre. They discuss the challenges and traumas that refugees have experienced and continue to experience, as well as the successes that are beginning to emerge in Nanaimo. For More Information: www.cvims.org . A related article of interest: What Might Refugees Teach Us?
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Lara, Jason, Stephen and special cohost Lee deliver the last LotR episode of 2018. Pre-recorded holiday stories by Lee, Lara and Darby and Christmas music by Elvis, Django Reinhardt, Bing Crosby and Small Town Titans. The crew also plays a compilation of LotR highlights from the last year.  
Topics: change-show, chly, vancouver island, nanaimo, lotr, librarians on the radio, virl, vancouver island...
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Marjorie is joined by Samaya Oakley, Minister of the Unitarian Fellowship, to explore the meaning of various holiday celebrations, why they happen at this time of year, and why it does no harm to be inclusive. They are joined halfway through the show by Samantha Letourneau from the Port Theatre, who talks about the Winter Harp concert and the Theatre Angels program. Along the way, they mention food, music, lights, giving, and more. Other events coming up include: Blue Christmas, for those who...
Topics: changes-show, chly, nanaimo, winter harp, inclusion, samaya oakley, unitarian, holidays
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Another Urban Poetry Cafe to celebrate National Poetry Month and Earth Month. Kim Goldberg, Shirley Goldberg, and Leanne McIntosh share poems - some of them eco-poems - that inspire them and provoke thought about our role on Planet Earth.
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On this edition of Poetry Matters, hosts David Fraser and Kim Goldberg chat with Vancouver poet Stephen Collis about poetry and activism. Stephen is an SFU professor as well as the poetry editor of Canadian Literature magazine. He was sued by Kinder Morgan for his presence on Burnaby Mountain last fall to protest a planned pipeline. And he helped organize the State of Extraction conference at SFU planned for March, 2015. Stephen will be part of the Cascadia Poetry Festival mounted in Nanaimo...
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Making the Electoral System Fairer - Rev. Jordan Ellis from Fair Vote Canada and Paul Manly of the Council of Canadians talk with Suzanne about an initiative to begin changing Canada's federal electoral system so that the number of seats held by each party in Parliament reflects the percentage of votes received by that party. The same changes could address the fact that Members of Parliament have few opportunities to voice the concerns of their local constituencies and must instead let the...
Topics: chly, democracy, politics, changes-show, canada, politics, jordan ellis, paul manly, nanaimo,...
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Enjoy this wide-ranging series of interviews done by VIU Media Studies students on topics from the recent federal election to support for those with Parkinson’s disease.
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Join Ben as he has a wide-ranging conversation with Sheila Malcolmson, Nanaimo-Ladysmith’s new Member of Parliament.  Then VIU Media Studies students explore the topic of survival.
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As the CHLY fund drive continues, Suzanne is joined by three Changes hosts: Marjorie Stewart, Travis Barrington, and Jason Kuffler, who share their latest news and ideas. For more on their topics, check out http://www.thehappymovie.com/, http://www.postlandfill.org/, and http://virl.bc.ca/ (for updates on services available while the Harbourfront branch of the library is closed for renovations). Two Gold Passes to the Cascadia Poetry Festival (April 30-May 3 in Nanaimo) will be drawn on April...
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Travis brings in Jan Hastings, Executive Director of the Nanaimo Recycling Exchange, to explain the changes brought about by the introduction of the province-wide Multi Materials BC program and to talk about what the NRE still does, and plans to do, in addition to it. FMI see recycling.bc.ca and zerowastecanada.ca
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